EVA GONZALÈS

Paris 1849-1883 Paris

La Plante favorite

Signed, upper left, Eva Gonzalès


Pastel on paper mounted on canvas

17 ½ x 14 ⅜ inches

445 x 365 mm

Provenance

Studio of the artist

Eva Gonzalès sale: Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 20 February 1885, lot 68 (305 FF)

M. Albert Hecht (1842-1899), Paris,

Thence by descent to his great-niece


Literature

J. Castagnary, “Le Salon de 1872,” in Le Siècle, 1 June 1872, p. 2

J. Claretie, Peintres et sculpteurs contemporains, Paris, 1874, p. 264

T. Duret, “Exposition des oeuvres d’Eva Gonzalès,” in La chronique des arts et de la curiosité, 24 January 1885, p. 26

P. Bayle, “Eva Gonzalès,” in La Renaissance, June 1932, p. 111, p. 114, illustrated

C. Roger-Marx, Eva Gonzalès, Saint-Germaine-en-Laye, 1950, p. 14

S. Monneret, L’impressionisme et son époque, vol. I, Paris, 1978, p. 251

M.-C. Sainsaulieu and J. de Mons, Eva Gonzalès, 1849-1883, Etude critique et catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1990, pp. 45-47, p. 114, cat. no. 40, illustrated

C. J. Grant, Eva Gonzalès (1849-1883), An Examination of the Artist’s Style and Subject Matter, doctoral dissertation, Ohio State University, 1994, vol. I, pp. 38-39, vol. II, plate X


Exhibitions

Paris, Palais des Champs-Elysées, Salon of 1872, cat. no. 724

Paris, Salons de la Vie Moderne, Eva Gonzalès, 1885, cat. no. 16

Possibly, Paris, Grand Palais, Salon d’Automne, 1907, cat. no. 12 (as Le pot de fleurs)

Paris, Musée Marmottan, Femmes impressionists, Mary Cassatt, Eva Gonzalès et Berthe Morisot, October – December 1993, cat. no. 45, illustrated (lent by Madame Heumann)

Bilbao, Museo de Bellas Artes, Mujeres Impresionistas, La otra mirada, November 2001 – February 2002, cat. no. 10, p. 73, illustrated (lent by Madame Heumann)

Drawn in 1871-72


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